$10,000 reward offered in Sunnyside holdup

February 8, 2014 

— Bank of America is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to a conviction in a bank robbery more than a year ago, authorities said in a news release.

On Nov. 1, 2012, a man drove into the drive-thru lanes at the bank’s Sunnyside branch on South Seventh Street and handed the teller a note demanding money, FBI investigators said.

Witnesses describe the suspect as having a medium build and wearing a beanie and safety glasses. He covered his face during the incident, the FBI said. He was driving a green minivan.

Investigators also found a fake bushy mustache in the minvan, which they recovered a few hours later in an apple orchard, said Ayn Dietrich, a spokeswoman for the FBI.

Anyone with any information about the incident, the suspect or the vehicle is asked to call Sunnyside police at 509-836-6200, the Seattle FBI office at 206-622-0460 or Crime Stoppers of Yakima County at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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